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New Podcast Episode on Amplifying the Voices of Long-Term Care Residents

September 28, 2023


Residents' Rights Month is celebrated every October and this year’s theme, Amplify Our Voices, emphasizes a community of long-term care residents coming together to make their voices heard. 

As we lead into Residents’ Rights Month, Consumer Voice spoke with two State Ombudsmen, Kelly Richards (Illinois) and Mairead Painter (Connecticut), who shared their experiences of amplifying the voices of long-term care consumers in their advocacy work.

In this episode, Kelly and Mairead discuss a variety of ways that long-term care consumers in their states have advocated to make positive change, including using the media, working with legislators, and sharing their personal experiences and stories. Kelly and Mairead also talked about actions Ombudsman program representatives can take to incorporate the voices of residents in their own advocacy.

Residents' Rights Month Resources, Promotional Materials, and More!

RRM 2023 logoVisit the Consumer Voice website for resources and materials to promote Residents' Rights Month. Plus, there's still time to get Consumer Voice’s new Residents' Rights Month products: newly redesigned door hangers; the Staying Engaged Enrichment booklet for residents; and I love Residents' Rights pencil pouches. Find those products and more in the online store.


Listen on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

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You can also listen on YouTube, SoundCloud, Facebook, or our website.

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